06/04/2009 - Cybercriminals may be targeting YouTube account holders through spoofed e-mails aimed at tricking them to respond with their personal information, according to a TechCrunch.com post carried by The Washington Post.
05/28/2009 - The number of Internet crime complaints rose 33 percent in 2008 compared to 2007, with financial losses rising about 11 percent, according to a report by the Internet Crime Complaint Center, a partnership between the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the National White Collar Crime Center.
04/29/2009 - The biggest data breach cost by far is loss of customer relationships, according to a Ponemon Institute study. Such losses account for 69 percent of breach costs, up from 65 percent in 2007 and 54 percent in 2006.
03/24/2009 - Everyone cares about computer security but for stalking victims, it carries special significance. The Safety Net Project provides tips and other resources to help victims use technology strategically to find safety and escape abuse.
02/27/2009 - Cybercriminals increasingly launched attacks from legitimate Web sites and e-mail addresses last year, according to Cisco Systems’ annual security report. Threats coming from legitimate sites increased 90 percent in 2008, almost twice the rate of growth compared to 2007.